Effect: You put a card in your pocket, and one in the spectator's hand. Then the cards change places. Card Trick: Pick up two cards from the top of the deck and make them look as if they were one (double lift). Show it to the audience, say th... Read more of Card Transposition at Card Trick.caInformational Site Network Informational
HomeArcadeGamesGame CategoriesGame SourcesOfficial War Rule Book


Ring And Goblet
Tie wedding-ring or key to silken thread or horsehair, and ho...

Sow a few seeds of lettuce very thinly in a line once every t...

Arrange all the children except one on chairs or a bench. T...

Even More Ciphers Codes And Keys


In this clock...

Buried Names
The first thing for the players to do is to decide what kind ...

The players sit in a circle; one is chosen for "postman," i...

On reaching the farm, it is well to make a journey of discove...

General Post
The players sit round the room in a large circle, and, after ...

Hand Football

Source: Games For The Playground, Home, School And Gymnasium
Category: BALL GAMES

_10 to 30 or more players._

_Playground; gymnasium._

_Basket ball._

The ground should be marked off with boundary lines, which
should inclose a space at least fifty feet long by twenty or
twenty-five wide. For expert players a much larger ground is
desirable. Ten feet from the rear boundary line at either end of the
field, another line is drawn, on which the players line up.

The players are divided into two equal teams, each of which
selects a kicker for the ball. There should also be one leader who
serves for the two teams. The kicker for each team stands five feet
within his half of the ground measuring from the center, and should
be halfway between the two side boundary lines. The rest of the
players for each team line up on the line previously designated for
that purpose. The leader stands at one side of the field near a
boundary line.

The object of the game is to kick the ball over the heads of
the opposing team.

The leader puts the ball in play by throwing it so it will
touch the ground between the two kickers. Both kickers at once run for
the ball and try to kick it over the heads of their opponents.

The players on the line-up may intercept
the ball only with their hands. They may not grasp or kick the ball,
but merely bat it with the hands. At no time may they leave their
places on the line.

A point is scored whenever a kicker succeeds in sending the
ball beyond his opponents' line-up. Players then exchange fields for
the next round. Ten points win the game.

Next: Home Run

Previous: Hand Ball Drill

Add to del.icio.us Add to Reddit Add to Digg Add to Del.icio.us Add to Google Add to Twitter Add to Stumble Upon
Add to Informational Site Network

Viewed 2146

Game Sources

The Book Of Sports
What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games And Pastimes
Games For All Occasions
Games For The Playground, Home, School And Gymnasium
Games For Halloween
Indian Games
Outdoor Sports And Games
Games For Everybody
Games And Play For School Morale
Games Without Music For Children
Ciphers For The Little Folks
School, Church, And Home Games

Game Categories

Games For Adults
Games For Special Days.
Feats And Forfeits
Eighth Grade
Quiet Games
Zigzag Games
Group Games For Adults
Ball Games
Washington's Birthday
Games For The Home
Ball Games
Thinking, Guessing, And Acting Games
Games For A Story Play Hour
Outdoor Games For Boys
Lincoln's Birthday
Schoolroom Games For Intermediate Pupils
Balls And Bean Bags
Fourth Grade
Games For Children
Second Grade
Playhouses Of Other Peoples
Games With Marbles.
Outdoor Games For Boys
Games For Adults
Rainy-day Games
Suggestion For Conducting Play Leaders' Training Class
Schoolroom Games For Advanced And High School Pupils
Games For Cold Weather.
Table And Card Games
Guessing Games
Writing Games
Games For The Playground
Schoolyard Games For Intermediate Pupils
One Hundred Outdoor Games
First Grade
Picnic Games
Outdoor Games For Older Boys And Young Men
Sociable Games For Young People
Bean Bag And Oat Sack Games
St. Valentine's Day
Games For The Schoolroom
Keeping Poultry.
Hazard Games
Fifth Grade
In The Train Or During A Wait At A Railway Station
After Dinner Games For Christmas
Graded Games For Schools And Community Recreation
In The Country
Trick Games For Sociables
Dangerous Games.
New Year's Day
Singing Games
Out For A Walk
Third Grade
Competitive Stunts
Outdoor Games For Girls
Fourth Of July
Stunt Athletic Meet
Schoolyard Games For Primary Pupils
April Fool's Day
Schoolyard Games For Advanced And High School Pupils
Dolls' Houses
Counting-out; Choosing Sides
Dolls' Houses And Dolls Of Cardboard And Paper
Miscellaneous Active Games
Playing Alone, And Games In Bed
At The Seaside
Seventh Grade
Sixth Grade
Schoolroom Games For Primary Pupils
Ice Breakers For Sociables
Games At The Dining Table
A County Fair Play Festival
May Day
Games Of Strength
Games For A Party
Sociable Games For Grownups
Drawing Games
Games And Pastimes For Washington's Birthday
Games For Tiny Tots
Racing Games For Picnics
Indoor Occupations And Things To Make
For The Younger Children
An Indoor Sports Fair